Reed Ferguson is the protagonist in a series of comic crime fiction novels by American novelist Renee Pawlish. Reed Ferguson is a wannabe private eye who loves film noir and detective fiction, and whose hero is Humphrey Bogart. Alongside him are the his not-too-bright neighbours and his computer geek friend.

Renee Pawlish began her Reed Ferguson series in 2011 with the novel This Doesn’t Happen in the Movies. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Renee Pawlish’s Reed Ferguson books in order of when they were originally released (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Reed Ferguson Books

This Doesn't Happen in the Movies(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reel Estate Rip-off(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Maltese Felon(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elvis and the Sports Card Cheat(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Farewell, My Deuce(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out of the Past(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Torch Scene(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lady Who Sang High(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweet Smell of Sucrets(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Third Fan(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Back Story(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night of the Hunted(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Postman Always Brings Dice(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Road Blocked(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Gun for Hire(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Small Town Focus(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ace in the Hole(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nightmare Sally(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cool Alibi(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Damned Don't Die(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Big Steal(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wrong Woman(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double Iniquity(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lady Rambles(2019) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Reed Ferguson Collections

Reed Ferguson Stories(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


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Reed Ferguson Synopsis: This Doesn’t Happen in the Movies by Renee Pawlish is the first Reed Ferguson mystery. Reed Ferguson’s debut is a daring adventure, combining film noir with a lot of humour. With a great supporting cast of the Goofball Brothers, Reed’s not too bright neighbours, and Cal, Reed’s computer geek friend, This Doesn’t Happen in the Movies is detective noir at its best. Follow Reed as he solves crime akin to his cinematic hero, Humphrey Bogart.

Reel Estate Rip-Off by Renee Pawlish is book 2 in the series. Reed Ferguson’s second adventure is again filled with film noir and a lot of humour. Along with the Goofball Brothers, Reed’s not too bright neighbours, and Cal, Reed’s computer geek friend, Reed tackles a dangerous case, sharpening his skills as he unearths a string of clues that lead to a killer – but will this case cost Reed his life? With an ode to old Hollywood and movie memorabilia, Reel Estate Rip-Off is humorous detective noir at its best.

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